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The Bell Sisters

Description: Photograph of the Hermanas Bell (Bell Sisters), a sing-and-dance act that was a part of the Barnum and Bailey circus. The women are dressed in matching costumes consisting of shirts with tiered layers underneath floral vests. The shirts are tucked into floor length floral skirts and high-heeled shoes. Flowers are woven into their curled hair.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Bowen-Grassbur School]

Description: Photograph of a class from Bowen-Grassbur School. They are seated outside in front of a white building, and lined up in four rows. An accompanying note identifies the names of the students.
Date: 1920/1921
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

Boy Scout in Uniform

Description: Photograph of a Boy Scout in full uniform. He rests on a stool against a floral patterned wall, wearing a single breasted jacket with several medals pinned to it, cap, pants, and lace-up boots. One foot rests on a piled rug while the other hangs in mid-air. A letter is inscribed in Spanish on the opposite side.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Buggy and two horses in parade]

Description: Photograph of a buggy and two horses during a 4th of July Parade. The individuals in the buggy are identified as Mr. and Mrs. Joiner, owners of the Livery Stable. Two girls on the left side of the photograph are seated on the other horses and dressed as Native Americans. The horses have banners across their backs that cover the tops of their heads. The Presbyterian Tabernacle can be seen in the background above the neck of the horse that is second from the left.
Date: July 4, 1909
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

Building a Fence

Description: Photograph of a woman building a fence of chicken wire around several posts in a back yard. The woman wears a jacket over a long dress and bonnet, in front of a two-story home surrounded by thin vegetation and sand. A hand-written note in Spanish on the back of the photograph reads "Mama is fixing a place for Chino, Bilito's Dog."
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Cab driver William Whaley at the Dallas Police Department headquarters]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by an unidentified Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. The image shows cab driver William Whaley at the Dallas Police Department headquarters on November 23, 1963. Whaley drove Lee Harvey Oswald from the Greyhound station in downtown Dallas to Oak Cliff shortly after the assassination.
Date: November 23, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Camera misfire]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald staff photographer William Allen. This image is a camera misfire which appears to show pavement, the shoes and shadows of one or two people and what may be the photographer's camera strap.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Allen, William
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Camera misfire]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald staff photographer William Allen. This image is a camera misfire which appears to show pavement, the shoes and shadows of one or two people and part of a license plate.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Allen, William
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Camera misfire]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image is a camera misfire which shows the upper part of the room in which the Dallas Police department's midnight press showing of suspect Lee Harvey Oswald was taking place. The upper part of the room, a light fixture and several people's hats and heads are visible in the image, which is dark. Photographers would sometimes snap a photo of nothing in particular just to make sure that the film was advancing through the camera properly. It is not known whether this misfire was deliberate or accidental.
Date: November 23, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Camera misfire]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald and United Press International photographer Darryl Heikes. The image shows a camera misfire.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Heikes, Darryl
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Camera misfire]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald staff photographer Bill Beal. This image shows a camera misfire.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Bill Beal
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Camera misfire]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by an unidentified Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. The image is underexposed; shadowy figures are visible but details are impossible to discern.
Date: November 23, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Camera misfire]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer showing a camera misfire.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Camera misfire]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald and United Press International photographer Darryl Heikes. The image shows a camera misfire.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Heikes, Darryl
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Camera misfire]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer showing a camera misfire.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Camera misfire]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image shows a camera misfire of what appears to be the Parkland Hospital roofline.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Camera misfire]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image is a camera misfire.
Date: November 21, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Camera misfire]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image is a camera misfire that shows part of an office floor, desk and chair.
Date: November 23, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Camera Misfire]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald staff photographer William Allen. This image shows a camera misfire.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Allen, William
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Camera misfire]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image is a camera misfire.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Camera misfire]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by an unidentified Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. The image is a camera misfire which appears to show the floor, the photographer's foot and his camera strap.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza